Kenya Parliament

Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Parliament of Kenya / Jamhuri ya Kenya (White women got suffrage 1919 and others 1956/63) Independent 1963 and a republic 1964

Also see Kenya Ministers

Circa 1979-84 Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Grace Aktech Onyango
Mayor of the Town of Kisumu (1961-circa 69) as the country's first woman. MP 1969-84. (b. 1934-)

2013- Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Laboso Joyce Cherono
In 2008 she succeeded her sister, Lorna Laboso, MP and Assistant Minister in the Office of the Vice President in 2008, who was killed in a plane crash.



Last update 13.05.13